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Natural Law and Toleration in the Early Enlightenment

Jon Parkin and Timothy Stanton (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265406
eISBN:
9780191760457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265406.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book examines the relationship between natural law and toleration during the Early Enlightenment. Modern discussion of tolerationist theories during this period can suggest that such ideas were ... More


Theory and Practice in the Natural Law of Christian Thomasius

Ian Hunter

in Philosophy, Rights and Natural Law: Essays in Honour of Knud Haakonssen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474449229
eISBN:
9781474460200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449229.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Christian Thomasius’s natural law works are usually interpreted as providing a philosophical theory for his positive public law treatises on church and constitutional law. This chapter argues to the ... More


Natural Law and Natural Rights in Early Enlightenment Copenhagen

Mads Langballe Jensen

in Philosophy, Rights and Natural Law: Essays in Honour of Knud Haakonssen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474449229
eISBN:
9781474460200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449229.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the earliest teaching of post-grotian natural law by Henrik Weghorst and Christian Reitzer in Copenhagen in the decades around 1700. This teaching has often been presented as ... More


Living—with—Torture—Together

Elisabeth Weber

in Living Together: Jacques Derrida's Communities of Violence and Peace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249923
eISBN:
9780823252626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249923.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Derrida describes compassion as a “fundamental mode of living together”. In this essay it is contrasted with “stealth torture”, which leaves no visible traces and succeeds in systematically ... More


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